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Assassin’s Creed movie trailer.

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Assassin’s Creed movie trailer.

Movies based on games have a tendency to be a load of old crap, but the presence of actor Michael Fassbender in this Assassin’s Creed film gives me some hope this flick isn’t going to be total pants. But hey, who am I? Mystic Meg?

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Beauty and the Beast … run, Emma, run from the Love Wookie.

November 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Beauty and the Beast … run, Emma, run from the Love Wookie.

Here’s the first trailer for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast , the a live-action re-telling of the studio’s famous animated film. Beauty and the Beast … run, Emma, run from the Love Wookie. The movie is the journey of Belle, an independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite […]

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Uncanny Magazine #13 (emag review).

November 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Uncanny Magazine #13 (emag review).

‘Uncanny’ is a magazine of fantasy and Science Fiction that also features author interviews and non-fiction essays. Fiction first then. ‘Don’t You Worry, You Aliens’ by Paul Cornell has no aliens, no plot, no conflict and no point. It’s a description of a man in a town by himself because everyone else has left. We […]

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The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould (book review).

November 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould (book review).

‘Christmas,’ said Mr Creeper and his mouth twisted as if the word had a horrid taste. ‘Christmas is only happy if you are a fool. Or a child. And you are obviously both.’ ‘The Girl Who Saved Christmas’ is the sort of book that you want to freely distribute to adults and children alike as […]

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Doctor Strange (film review by Frank Ochieng)

November 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Strange (film review by Frank Ochieng)

All continues to be well in the Marvel Comics Universe as the film adaptation of another mischievous and majestic superhero from Stan Lee’s printed page empire emerges and reigns supreme on the big screen. The latest cure from the Marvel movie bag of explosive tricks is the entry of the dazzling and decorative ‘Doctor Strange’. Armed with […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2016, Volume 130 # 724 (magazine review).

October 30, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2016, Volume 130 # 724 (magazine review).

I’m rather late in reviewing the March/April 724th issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’. My excuse is that it arrived in the same post as the May/June issue, so I focused on that first and this earlier one went to the back of the queue. In any case, this issue contains one […]

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HBO’s Game Of Thrones Coloring Book (book review).

October 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
HBO’s Game Of Thrones Coloring Book (book review).

Amongst the range of colouring books out there at the moment is this one devoted to some show called ‘Game Of Thrones’. As its fantasy and on a pay channel in the UK, it’s not something I would watch or have an interest in. However, we are a little unilateral to our fantasy cousins on […]

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The Shame Trilogy by Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton (book review).

October 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Shame Trilogy by Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton (book review).

‘The Shame Trilogy’ is a fantasy graphic novel written by Lovern Kindzierski and art by John Bolton. Mother Virtue is an ugly old lady but full of goodness and everyone in the village likes her, especially the children, who she loves in return. Sadly, she has never had a child of her own. One night, […]

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A Night In The Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny and Gahan Wilson (ebook review).

October 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Night In The Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny and Gahan Wilson (ebook review).

‘A Night In The Lonesome October’ is one of the last works of the late, great Roger Zelazny. He well known as a Science Fiction writer but this is a work of fantasy and horror. I’m not familiar with his books but this one has a lot of familiars, in the sense of animals that […]

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The Sci-Fi & Fantasy Art Of Patrick J. Jones (book review).

October 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Sci-Fi & Fantasy Art Of Patrick J. Jones (book review).

A third book of the art of Patrick J. Jones in as many years from Korero Press is not a bad thing. This time, under the title ‘The Sci-Fi & Fantasy Art Of Patrick J. Jones’, he isn’t teaching but showing work from his career. A lot of this is painted with Corel Painter over […]

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